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After China bows out, new decision expected on Asian Cup host

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: After China's decision to not host the 2023 Asian Cup, a choice for a new host will ...

Strong support for Taiwan to attend WHO meeting this week

GENEVA, Switzerland: The World Health Organization (WHO) has received a proposal by 13 member states requesting that Taiwan be allowed ...

South Korea president pledges aid to North in treating Covid outbreak

SEOUL, South Korea: As North Korea grapples with a severe COVID-19 outbreak, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has said that ...

PM Modi urges Japanese youth to visit India at least once

Tokyo [Japan], May 23 (ANI): Noting that India is as much optimistic about the technology-led and talent-led future as it ...

UNHCR: A record 100 million people forcibly displaced worldwide

The Ukraine war and other conflicts pushed the number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and ...

People in China seethe over government order to produce more children

Beijing [China], May 23 (ANI): As China faces a scenario of negative population growth, the government has started to force ...

Conflicts over language stretch far beyond Russia and Ukraine

One key element of the war between Russia and Ukraine is Russian President Vladimir Putin's claim that the two countries ...

When is a species really extinct?

As the saying goes: "extinction is forever." The list of extinct animals, like Steller's sea cow, the Tasmanian wolf and ...

India signs Investment Incentive Agreement to boost US investment in key sectors

Tokyo [Japan], May 23 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra and Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation ...

Biden Launches Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

tokyo - U.S. President Joe Biden announced on Monday the launch of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF), which includes a ...

Over 82 pct senior citizens in China fully vaccinated against COVID-19

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 23 (Xinhua) -- More than 217 million Chinese aged 60 or above, or 82.3 ...

Is having fewer kids good for environment? Elon Musk terms it 'total nonsense'

Washington [US], May 23 (ANI): Is having fewer kids good for the environment? Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the world's richest ...

Jaishankar congratulates new Australian counterpart Penny Wong

New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar congratulated Senator Penny Wong on Monday after her appointment ...

US ready to fight China over Taiwan Biden

President Joe Biden said Washington could be directly involved in conflict should China try to take the island by forceUS ...

Biden Says US Would Defend Taiwan If China Invades

seoul, south korea - President Joe Biden said the United States would be willing to intervene to defend Taiwan if ...

Biden unveils Indo-Pacific Economic Framework in Tokyo

Tokyo [Japan], May 23 (ANI): US President Joe Biden unveiled the discussion on Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) on ...

PM Modi underlines 3Ts for resilient supply chains at Indo Pacific Economic Framework meet in Tokyo

Tokyo [Japan], May 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in an event in Tokyo Monday to launch discussions for ...

Japan to contribute to smart cities, 5G projects in India: NEC Corporation Chairman

Tokyo [Japan], May 23 (ANI): Giving a new dimension to India-Japan cooperation, Chairman of NEC Corporation Nobuhiro Endo on Monday ...

PM Modi discusses Softbank's participation in new technologies with company founder in Tokyo

Tokyo [Japan], May 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Masayoshi Son, Board Director and Founder, Softbank Corporation, in Tokyo ...

Biden says US ready to get involved militarily to defend Taiwan in event of invasion

Tokyo [Japan], May 23 (ANI): US President Joe Biden said on Monday that Washington is ready to get involved militarily ...

Chinese-run ports worldwide exert pier pressure

Hong Kong, May 23 (ANI): Infrastructure deals with foreign countries - including airports and ports - are instrumental for China ...

Trainocate: A leading learning development service provider can help advance IT careers

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 23 (ANI/PRNewswire): Trainocate is one of the most established IT and human capability development training providers ...

Tokyo: PM Modi, NEC Chairman discuss cooperation in smart cities, education in India

Tokyo [Japan], May 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a meeting with the Chairman of the Japanese ...

Cases are high and winter is coming. We need to stop ignoring COVID

In a poll conducted by the Guardian in August of 2021 about the number of deaths Australians would be willing ...

UNHCR: Record 100 million people forcibly displaced worldwide

The Ukraine war and other conflicts pushed the number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and ...

PM Modi meets NEC Corporation chairman in Tokyo, highlights investment opportunities in India

Tokyo [Japan], May 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Chairman of NEC Corporation Nobuhiro Endo in Tokyo on Monday, ...

Latest Developments in Ukraine: May 23

For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flashpoint Ukraine.The latest developments in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. ...

Ahead of Quad summit, Chinese FM Wang Yi slams US for pursuing 'Indo-Pacific Strategy'

Guangzhou [China], May 23 (ANI): Ahead of the Quad summit on Tuesday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi slammed the United ...

On Japan visit, PM Modi in Op-Ed notes age-old link as bedrock of bilateral ties

Tokyo [Japan], May 23 (ANI): Underlining that India-Japan cultural ties go back several centuries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday ...

PM Modi in Tokyo to attend Biden's Indo Pacific Economic Framework launch, meet top business leaders

Tokyo [Japan], May 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Tokyo on Monday, will meet top business leaders ...

China's economy hit hard by return of COVID-19

Beijing [China], May 23 (ANI): China, which once boasted of a robust defence against COVID-19 pandemic, is now hit hard ...

Closer India-Japan cooperation key pillar for secure Indo-Pacific: PM Modi

Tokyo [Japan], May 23 (ANI): As Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his two-day Japan visit on Monday, he underscored the ...

UN human rights chief to begin China visit today

Beijing [China], May 23 (ANI): United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet will begin her China visit from ...

PM Modi arrives in Tokyo, to participate in Quad summit tomorrow

Tokyo [Japan], May 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Tokyo on Monday morning (local time) to participate in ...

Pope Voices Hope Church in China Can Operate in Freedom

Vatican City - Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his spiritual closeness to Catholics in China, voicing hope that the church ...

California Church Leaders, Shooting Survivors Join in Prayer

Laguna Woods, California - When a gunman began shooting at a Taiwanese American church luncheon, Shoei Su said he froze.The ...

Taiwan Not Included in Launch of New Biden Indo-Pacific Pact

Tokyo - President Joe Biden on Monday is expected to come out with a list of places that will join ...

Biden in Japan for Economic Talks, New US-Asia Trade Deal

U.S. President Joe Biden has arrived in Japan on the second leg of his first trip to Asia as president.Biden ...

A new dawn over stormy seas: how Labor should manage the economy

Labor has inherited an economy with a pretty full "head of steam".Domestic demand is growing strongly, fuelled by households flush ...

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Tornado hits western German city; dozens injured, 2 dead

BERLIN, Germany: At least 43 people were injured after a tornado struck the western German city of Paderborn on May ...

American arrested, Chinese officials charged with spying in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Department of Justice has said that an American citizen and four Chinese intelligence officers have been charged ...

To help US businesses, 35,000 foreign workers to be taken in

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to the inability of businesses to hire enough workers, the U.S. has announced that it will grant ...

US Senate to vote on resolution urging probe of beef price fixing

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. senators Elizabeth Warren and Mike Rounds have introduced a bipartisan resolution requesting the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ...

Strain of Ukraine war causes Russian defense spending to increase 40%

MOSCOW, Russia: According to preliminary data released by the finance ministry this week, almost three months after Moscow's invasion of ...

After China bows out, new decision expected on Asian Cup host

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: After China's decision to not host the 2023 Asian Cup, a choice for a new host will ...

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